noting or pertaining to a verb aspect expressing incomplete or continued action. Beat and walk are durative in contrast to strike and step.
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How to use durative in a sentence
“Let him pray,” let him pray as a habit (present tense of durative action).Studies in the Epistle of James | A. T. Robertson
For the use of the durative passive forms see the entry under paga-un.
durative forms: future and subjunctive magpaN-(→); past nagpaN-(→).
Verbs with this paka- occur with the active durative and local passive affixes.
The tense of the verb (present durative) implies that some of them had been doing precisely this thing.Studies in the Epistle of James | A. T. Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for durative
denoting an aspect of verbs that includes the imperfective and the progressive
the durative aspect of a verb
a verb in this aspect
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